Glossary of Drug-related Terms

Spotting Conversations About Drug Use By Children

Drug use by children is a serious concern for parents. The appearance of any of the terms on this page on your child's device (e.g., computer, mobile phone) ought to be further investigated.

Cyber Terms That Suggest Children Are Talking About Serious Drug Use (Class A)

It is worth learning the following common cyber terms as they suggest your child:
  • Could be part of a conversation about Class A drugs.
  • Could be involved in the use of Class A drugs.
  • Could be hiding inappropriate activity from parents.
Term and MeaningImage
ACID

LSD
ALICE

Magic Mushrooms
BASER

Drug User
BEANS

Ecstasy
BLOW

Cocaine
BLOWN

High
BOOMERS

Magic Mushrooms
BOOMS

Magic Mushrooms
BRICK

Kilogramme of Drugs
BROWN

Heroin
BUGLE

Cocaine
CAKE

Kilogramme of Cocaine
CANDYMAN

Drug Dealer
CAPS

Magic Mushrooms
CHARLIE

Cocaine
CHEESE

Starter Heroin
CHICKEN

Kilogram of Cocaine
CID

LSD (from "acid")
COKE

Cocaine
CRACK

Type of Cocaine
DMT

Di-Methyl Tryptamine
DOG FOOD

Heroin
DOWNER

Drug to Induce a "Low" (as opposed to a "high")
DPT

Dipropyltryptamine
DUST

Angel Dust, Phencyclidine (PCP)
E

Ecstasy
FADED

To Be High
FIX

An Amount of Drugs from One Session
FRIED

High on Drugs
GHB

Gamma Hydroxybutyrate
GOOG

Ecstasy Pill
HOP

Heroin
HORSE

Heroin
HYPO

Hypodermic Needle
JIFFED

Cocaine
JUNKIE

Addict
KEY

Kilogramme of Drugs
KI

Kilogramme of Drugs
KNOCKED

Caught Selling Drugs
LICKED

Drunk or High
LIFTED

High on Drugs
LINE

A Line of Drugs (Powdered)
LSA

D-Lysergic Acid Amide (a type of drug like LSD)
LSD

D-Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
MANDY

MDMA or Ecstasy
MDA

MDMA or Ecstasy
MDMA

Methylamphetamine or Ecstasy
METH

Methamphetamine
MIP

Minor In Possession
MOLLY

MDMA
MULE

Person Who Carries Drugs for Someone Else
MUSHIES

Magic Mushrooms
O

Ounce of Drugs
OD

Overdose
ONION

Ounce of Drugs
PCP

Phencyclidine
POPPER

Amyl Nitrate
PUSH

To sell drugs
QP

Quarter Pound of Drugs
RAIL

A line of cocaine (US)
ROLL

Being High on Ecstasy
SHROOMS

Magic Mushrooms
SID

LSD
SIZZLE

Oxycontin
SKI

Snort Cocaine
SKI INSTRUCTOR

Cocaine Dealer
SKITTLES

Drugs
SLICE

Eighth of An Ounce of Drugs
SMACK

Heroin
SNIFF

Cocaine
SOFT

Powdered Cocaine
SPUN

High on Hallucinogens
TINA

Crystal Meth
TRIPPING

Under the Influence of Drugs
XTC

Ecstasy

Cyber Terms That Suggest Children Are Talking About Marijuana Use

It is worth learning the following common cyber terms as they suggest your child:
  • Could be part of a conversation about Marijuana use.
  • Could be involved in the use of Marijuana.
  • Could be hiding inappropriate activity from parents.
Term and MeaningImage
BABYSITTING

Hogging the Marijuana Joint When Passing it Around
BAKE

To Smoke or Prepare Marijuana
BAKED

Stoned
BLAZE

To Smoke Marijuana
BLAZED

Stoned
BLAZING

Smoking Weed
BLEM

High on Marijuana
BLIM

A Piece of Marijuana
BLUEBERRY

Form of Marijuana
BONG

Water Pipe for Smoking
BOWL

The Bowl of a Marijuana Pipe
BUD

Marijuana
BUN

One Ounce of Marijuana, To Smoke a Joint
BURNED

High
BURNT

High
CHRONIC

High Quality Marijuana
CROW

Marijuana
CUSH

Top Quality Marijuana
DANK

Very Potent Marijuana
DEN

Hideout to Make or Use Drugs
DIRT

Low Quality Marijuana
DOOBIE

Marijuana Joint
DOPE

Marijuana
DRO

Hydroponically Grown Cannabis (i.e. without soil)
DUB SACK

20-Dollar Bag of Marijuana
ELBOW

A Pound of Marijuana
ERB

Cannabis (from "herb")
FOOD

Marijuana
GANJ

Marijuana
GANJA

Marijuana
GRASS

Cannabis
HASH

Marijuana
HAZE

Type of Marijuana (Purple Haze)
HERB

Cannabis
HUFF

Low Grade Marijuana
HYDRO

Hydroponically Grown Cannabis
JOINT

Marijuana Cigarette
KILLA

High Quality Marijuana
KRAM

To Smoke Weed
KUSH

High Grade Marijuana (Hindu Kush variety)
LEAF

Cannabis
LID

Ounce of Marijuana
LOUD

Good Quality Marijuana
MARY JANE

Marijuana
MAUI WOWIE

Marijuana from Hawaii
MEX

Low-grade Marijuana from Mexico
MID

Medium-grade Marijuana
MOTA

Marijuana
NUG

High Quality Bud of Marijuana
PIF

Marijuana
PINNER

Thin Marijuana Cigarette
PUFF

Marijuana
PURPLE

Strong Marijuana (Purple Haze variety)
REEFER

Marijuana Joint
REGGIE

Regular-grade Marijuana (derogatory)
REGS

Regular-grade Marijuana (derogatory)
RES

Marijuana Resin
ROACH

Tip of a Joint
SCHWAG

Low-grade Marijuana
SEEDS

Cannabis Seeds
SES

Marijuana
SOG

Sea of Green (cannabis growing)
SKUNK

Very Potent Marijuana
SPLIFF

Cigarette Made from a Mix of Marijuana and Tobacco
SWED

Smoke Weed Every Day
TAV

Marijuana
THC

Tetrahydrocannabinol
WEED

Marijuana
ZIP

An Ounce of Marijuana
ZONG

Bong with a Zed-Shaped Tube
ZOOT

Spliff or Joint

See Also

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